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Luther dropped an 8-5 decision to Buena Vista University in the first game of the 2012 Iowa Conference Tournament this afternoon at Daniels Park, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Buena Vista broke the game open scoring six runs on five hits in the top of the second. Three of the six Beaver runs were unearned.
The Norse score twice in both the fourth and eighth innings and added a run in the ninth. Eric Pittmann and Ian Fitzgerald both drove in two runs.
The loss drops Luther's overall record to 22-19. The Norse will play Simpson College tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Stadium. The Storm lost their opening game of the tournament 6-3 to Wartburg . The loser of this game will be eliminated from the six-team tournament.
Questions? Contact David Blanchard, post_to_results, 563-387-1586